Rework and Repair

August 2003
Circuits Assembly;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p14
Trade Publication
This article presents ten timely tips for rework and repair in circuits assembly industry. The number one rule of rework is patience. An impatient operator can turn a simple rework operation into a major repair or scrap. Before starting rework, make sure all of the tools and equipment needed are available at your facility. Do not put any downward pressure on the pad surface. Having the soldering iron temperature set too low will cause the connection to heat slowly. Verify the operational temperature of the rework unit.


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